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Exercise-Induced Broncho-constriction in Athletes and Recreational Athletes

Patzan John CSCS; Sorace, Paul MS, CSCS
Strength & Conditioning Journal: June 2007
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Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) is a common condition that affects elite and recreational athletes alike; EIB can limit athletic and training performance when not properly controlled, yet when properly managed, the athlete will be capable of training without limitation.

John Patzan is the senior exercise specialist at the Fitness Club at Hackensack University Medical Center.

Paul Sorace is a clinical exercise physiologist for The Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation Program and the program coordinator for The Bariatric Rehabilitation Program at Hackensack University Medical Center.

© 2007 by the National Strength & Conditioning Association